More distrust than dependence

Security and intelligence services and the media are fundamentally at odds with each other, according to Ward Elcock, former director of CSIS. Elcock appeared alongside panelists Wesley Wark and Jeff Sallot at a Canadian Journalism Foundation event to discuss the issue of national security and the media under the heading “Mutual Dependence, Mutual Distrust.”

Elcock (L) and Wark discuss the relationship between security and the media. Photo by Roger Cullman.